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Executive Officers Explain Policies in
Minnesota in Regard to Grain
WORK WITH FARM BUREAU
Publicity Campaign in Minnesota to
Begin at Once J. S. Jones May
Direct Organization Work.
St. PauT, Oct. 27.The three execu
tive officers of the U. S. Grain Grow
ers, Inc., have taken direct charge of
organization work for national co
operative grain marketing corporation
in Minnesota. Organization work is
to begin at once, they announced In an
official statement issued here on Oc
tober 14, following a series of confer
ences. Following is the text of the
"At the regular quarterly meeting
of the board of directors of the U. S.
Grain Growers, Inc., held at Chicago,
October 4 to 6, 1921, the following
resolution recommended by the com
mittee on organization was unani
mouly adopted: Resolved that we
recommend to the board of directors
that when organization work is not in
active progress in any state, the execu
tive officers of the U. S. Grain Grow
ers, Inc., are immediately empowered
to investigate the same and to author
ize organization work in such state un
til the next executive coriimi^e meet
ing-. Under the authority granted by
the above resolution, the executive of
ficers of the U. S. Grain Growers, Inc.,
consisting of President C. H. Gustaf
son, Secretary Frank M. Myers and
Treasurer William G. Eckhardt, be
cause of the fact that organization
work has not yet been started in Min
nesota, have decided on the following
plan of procedure:
1. "Organization work and publici
ty relative thereto in the state of Min
nesota is to begin at once under the
direction of the executive officers of
the U. S. Grain Growers, Inc.
2. "A director of organization
woTk will be chosen to work undefthe
direct supervision of the executive of
ficers of the U. S. Grain Growers, Inc.
J. S. Jones, who is now organization
director for the Minnesota Farm Bu
reau federation, has been offered this
position. This offer was made in view
of the fact that Mr. Jones was en
dorsed for that position at a confer
ence of Minnesota agricultural orga
nizations in St. Paul on May 3, at
tended by representatives of the Equi
ty Co-operative exchange, the Minne
sota Union of the American Society of
Equity, the Minnesota Grange and the
Minnesota Farm Bureau federation.
The executive board of the Minnesota
Farm Bureau federation, in session
tonight, voted to grant Mr. Jones a
leave of absence to accept the offer of
the U. S. Grain Growers if negotia
tions with him are completed.
3. "No contract with any terminal
marketing agency has as yet been con
cluded, but arrangements satisfactory
to the Minnesota members of the U.
S. Grain Growers, Inc., will be made
for the marketing of their grain.
4. "The U. S. Grain Growers, Inc.,
is strictly adhering to its definitely
announced policy of co-operating with
every existing co-operative marketing
agency and every farm organization,
and is therefore proceeding with the
program of signing up the standard
form of five-year grower's contract
with the three options of direct sale,
consignment and pooling. Any other
contract, arrangement or agreement
that has been or may be offered is not
a part of the plan of the U. S. Grain
5. "Reported splits between the
U. S. Grain Growers, Inc., and other
farm organizations in Minnesota do
not exist. We also find that reports
that the Minnesota Farm Bureau fed
eration is fighting the U. S. Grain
Growers, Inc., or has refused to co
operate in the national marketing of
the U. S. Grain Growers, are unfound
H. Gustafson, Pres.
Frank M. Myers, Sec'y.
Wra. G. Eckhardt, Treas."
Knew They'd Convict Him.
"Judge," cried the prisoner in the
dock, "have I got to be tried by a
"Be quiet," whispered his counsel.
"I won't be quiet! Judge, I can't
even fool my own wife "let alone
twelve strange women. I'm guilty."
A Pointed Question.
JohnnyDid Moses have dyspepsia
like you've got?
DadHow on earth do I know?
Why do you ask such a question?
JohnnyOur Sabbath school teach
er says the Lord gave Moses two tab
RATE CUT ASKED.
Farm Bureau Petitions Federal Com
mission for From 10 to 20
Per Cent Slash.
Immediate reductions in freight
rates 'on the necessities of life,
amounting to at least $250,000,000,
are asked by the American Farm "Bu-
reau federation in a formal .petition
filed with the Interstate Commerce
commission by its attorneys. The na
tional federation- began legal action
to force down freight charges as a re
sult of a conference of the officers of
10 midwest farm bureau federations
in the offices of the Minnesota federa
tion several weeks ago* Declaring
that present freight rates are unjust
and violate the transportation act, the
national federation filed its petition
on the ground that farm bureau mem
bers are suffering loss and injury by
being forced to pay unreasonable
transportation charges. The. efficient
operation of the railroad properties
demands that both the railroad cor
porations and railroad labor should
join in concurrent reductions in their
charges, after the railroads have first'
made a substantial reduction in their
rates such as has already been forced
upon railroad labor," the farm bureau
The federation demanded immediate
reductions ranging from 10 to 20 per
cent, and subsequent cuts sufficient
to wipe out altogether the rate in
creases made last year.
T. B. Symptoms in Poultry.
Tuberculosis in poultry flocks can
not be fought with success until the
disease has been positively identified
and systematic measures taken to
stamp it out. If the owner "has reason
to believe that his birds are afflicted
he should send one, dead or alive, to
the veterinary division, University
farm, St. Paul, for examination. Dead
birds can be sent by parcel post.
Symptoms by which the disease can
generally be detected are thus sum
marized by Dr. W. A. Billings of
"Soon after infection the birds are
noted to be falling off in their appe
tite and appear listless. Their move
ments are slow and they are easily
caught. As the disease progresses
the comb and wattles may become
pale in color. Diarrhoea may be not
ed at this stage and this continues un
til the end. The bird now becomes
very thin and there are little or no
breast muscles in some cases. The
breast bone is easily felt. The ave
rage handler of poultry usually speaks
of this condition as 'going light'.
"If a bird showing these symptoms
dies or is killed the liver is found
to be much enlarged and dotted with
yellowish-white spots of varying size
and number. These spots may be
found on the intestines in the form of
yellowish lumps. The spleen, the
small round organ located under the
liver, may also contain these spots.
If birds show the above combination
of physical^ signs and appear as de
scribed inside one can be practically
sure of the presence of tuberculosis."
Ten Poultry Centers Designated.
Poultry specialists of the agricul
tural extension division of the state
university, working with the farm
bureau, have designated len county
poultry demonstration communities at
widely separated points over the state,
the object of each being to demon
strate the profit to be derived from
poultry as a part of the farm business.
The membership of_each community
must not be less than ten normore
than thirty, and all must pledgejthem
selves to keep accurate records of
production and cost. The communities
as follows 3
have been designated
Long Lake in "Hennepin county,
Kingston in Meeker county. Milaca in
Mille Lacs county, Askov^ jh Pino
county, 'Walker in Cass county,
Orchard Gardens in Dakota county,
Freedom in "Waseca county and Fair
mont in Martin county.
Minnesota Potato Grades.
The Minnesota commissioner of
agriculture has issued the following
designations for potato grades in this
state, as provided by the laws of 1921,
to go. into effect on November 3 next:
"Minnesota grade No. T" shall here
after be known, for the purpose of es
tablishing identity of standards, as
"United States No. 1."
"Minnesota grade No. 2" shall here
after beTcnown as "United States No,
"Minnesota North Star grade" is
identical with "United States Fancy
grade," and the shipper shall have
the option of attaching either grade
designation to potatoes complying
with the requirements of said grade
"Minnesota Field- Run grade" is
hereby abolished, and "Unclassified"
is substituted therefor.
Big Immigration to Minnesota.
Arrival of 48 land buyers from
seven states to take up their residence
on Minnesota farms in September was
pointed to "By Oscar H. Smith, state
immigration commissioner, as a fore
taste of heavy immigration into the
state. Most of the arrivals, he said,
were former renters who found they
were unable to pay high rental prices
demanded in other states.
"The immigrants," said Mr. Smith,
"came from Iowa, Wisconsin, Michi
gan, Montana, North Dakota, South
Dakota and Nebraska, the greater
number from Iowa. The 48 families
scattered among the 29 different
counties. In the northern section Ait
kin .county received the largest num
ber, with Marshall and Beltrami coun
ties a close second. In,the central sec
tion, Pine county leads with Meeker
a close second, while in the southern
division Dakota county fared the
best. Everyone of these 48 families
came here with the intention of mak
ing their future home in the best
agricultural state in the- union. They
not only brought their household ef
fects and other personal property, but
the records in our office show they
came prepared to improve and till the
land, bringing with them considerable
farm machinery, besides 134 horses
and 156 head of cattle. While the
September showing is very satisfac
tory, there is every prospect that Oc
tober will show the largest influx of
settlers into the state of any month
of the present year."
"I don't like to get billiard chalk on
"That can't do much damage."
"Can't it? It looks too much like
face powder."^Louisville Courier
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GIRL'S STATEMENT WILL
Many women will profit by the fol
lowing statement, of one of their sex:
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_~ V'-l i**t. ^fSfera^-xX
Ford's scheme to make a new
model 75-t^i locomotive do the work
of a 200-ton monster^such as now jars
the "crockery along the" right of way
will hurjL^o^Uroader-^s feelings pro
vided the scheme will work. But you
cannot expect the old-time master me
chanic, engine designer or engineer to
believe in any such motive-power mar
vel until he sees it. The yankee rail
road man is a very practical man. It
always has been his job to produce
^rolling stock which will get the con
stantly increasing volume of business
over, the road in the quickest time-and
at the lowest cost in repairs and op
eration. He naturally thinks he knows
something about his intricate game.
And "also naturally, he lifts his eye
brows when Henry, but six months a
railroader, comes along and claims
that at one fell swoop he can pro
duce a sort of glorified flivver which
will do the same work that the rail-,
road's latest 200-ton machine will do,
and do itjcheaper, quicker and better.
The old-timer somewhat resents the
implication" that he has been building
huge giants-simply because they are
impressive. As a matter of fact, the
real transportation expert has added
each succeeding ton of weight to car
engine most grudgingly. While he
has felt some pride in the handiwork
he has produced, he always has felt
pain whenever he has contemplated
the rising curve of damage which
these smoking monster^ have done to
his roadbed and bridges. So he will
welcome anything which Henry will "do
to make life happier both in the cab
and caboose, and in the operating of
fices where cost sheets are figures.
But he must be shown.
The general public waits hopefully.
It is willing to admit that a man who
can demonstrate so much on four
wheels as Henry has demonstrated,
probably ean show something new on
ten or twelve.Cincinnati Enquirer.
A Just Decision.
The city of Chicago, by its own
choice and for its sins, has a city
government that smells to heaven.
The better class of Chicago newspa
pers have fought it, and in fighting did
not mince the words it used as weap
The Thompson regime, enraged by
the publishing of too much truth, had
the city bring enormous libel suits
against the Chicago Tribune. The
city, speaking for the Thompson gang,
asserted that the charges cf the news
paper had damaged the city's financial
standing to the injury of its credit.
This raised some very interesting
questions, which the Tribune's attor
neys brought out through a demurrer
to the complaint. The ten million dol
lars asked for would, of course, result
in the confiscation and! suppression of
the newspaper if such damages were
awarded. And the press, they con
tended, should not be prevented by
such means from attacking evil gov
On the last" point Judge Harry
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Fisher before whom rthe case came,
has ^sustained, 4he.r demurrer and
thrown die cr.se out of court And by
SO doing probably he has thrown hun
dreds of other such cases out of court
for .if a city can, be legally damaged
by newspaper attempts to overthrow
their corrupt and inefficient govern
ments, then either newspapers would
keep still or the courts would be busy
collecting libel damages.
"This action," said the judge, "is not
in harmony with the genius spirit and
victory objects of our institutions."
Wise judgeL Sound, decision! It is a
victory not only fqrrfree press, but
for sound government and decency in
public affairs.Duluth Herald.
Value of the County Fair.
Hard luck has been the lot of a ma
jority of the county fairs in western
Minnesota this fall. Heavy rains
ruined excellent prospects that had
been built up by weeks of work. The
important place which these fairs fill
in the life jotf their communities is
shown, however, in the determination
of every county to continue the goocT
work in spite of temporary setbacks.
The county fair is firmly established
in the esteem of the people as an index
to progress from year to year, and as
an annual show window displaying the
best a county can produce.Monte
it's toasted, of
course. To seal
in the flavor
has always been to keep the assets of our
institution thoroughly liquid. Our mem
bership in the Federal Reserve System
accomplishes this aimjto a degree previously
impossible. In the Federal Reserve Bank
we have an unfailing reservoir of cash
obtainable in exchange for commercial
paper which we hold.
First National Bank
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